Originally Posted by TumTum
But the thing is Watson can't be blamed for these collapses, because he gets the team of to a good start almost every time. Sure he doesn't go on to make the big one but you would think he helps the team more often then not.
Yeah I agree with that. It's pretty debatable whether always scoring 50-odd every innings as an opener is worse than scoring a hundred every two innings. The difference it makes to the game is essentially nothing - all that matters is that he is averaging a high amount, which he is.